Measuring, monitoring, mitigating: tools to improve environmental performance
Measuring the impact of aviation on the environment is an extraordinarily complex task, and a very important one. Effective aviation environmental policies will only come about if regulators, researchers, airports, airlines and air navigation service providers (ANSPs) have access to accurate and unbiased information. To fill that need, EUROCONTROL has developed a suite of tools that allow them to do exactly that.
IMPACT, BADA, and PRISME are some of those tools. They are used as the basis for EUROCONTROL’s own airspace modelling work. When the Network Manager is looking at a possible airspace redesign or route network improvement, fuel burn and greenhouse gas emissions can be accurately estimated.
Read the full Skyway article to find out more about our tools and how they contribute to a better understanding of the overall impact of aircraft operations on the environment.